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8 CSS & JavaScript Snippets for Creating Notification UIs

8 CSS & JavaScript Snippets for Creating Notification UIs

A collection of CSS and JavaScript code snippets for creating unique notification and alert systems and UIs.

Avoiding Dark Patterns in Web Design

Avoiding Dark Patterns in Web Design

Insights, examples, and practical tips on the importance of ethics in UI design and learn how to avoid dark patterns.

How to Reduce Friction in Web Design

How to Reduce Friction in Web Design

In terms of user experience, friction is anything that prevents your users from accomplishing their goals. Friction presents a major problem to users and designers alike because it reduces conversions,…

The Research-Backed Impact of Not Using UX Patterns

The Research-Backed Impact of Not Using UX Patterns

Most people are creatures of habit. We love doing the same thing, the same way, day in and day out. Research tells us that we’re hard-wired for predictability, and that…

Why User Interface Changes Annoy People & How to Handle It

Why User Interface Changes Annoy People & How to Handle It

Sometimes, revamping a website’s or a mobile app’s interface causes users to freak out. People may get disappointed with a new color scheme, the positioning of elements, or anything similar….

A Deep Look at Data & Content Design Patterns

A Deep Look at Data & Content Design Patterns

Proper content and information design are important for traditional publishing and user-generated content sites, whether it’s the front-end experience or the underlying systems (ex: content management systems) that keep them…

Why Designers Should Stick To UX Patterns

Why Designers Should Stick To UX Patterns

All creatures have a distinct way of perceiving the world around them. Dogs have an impressive sense of smell. Eagles have the uncanny ability to see their prey from a…

How to Choose the Right UI Patterns for Your Web Design

How to Choose the Right UI Patterns for Your Web Design

There are thousands of established patterns, with more and more being created everyday – but not all of them will work for you. In order to narrow down which patterns…

Exploring Social Design Patterns For the Web

Exploring Social Design Patterns For the Web

Although many people are designing mobile products that are social in nature, few understand what that really means, how it works, or why it’s important. While social features are becoming…

The Importance of Navigation Design Patterns

The Importance of Navigation Design Patterns